Cervical lymphadenopathies in children: A prospective clinical cohort study


Bozlak S., Varkal M. A. , Yildiz I., Toprak S. , Karaman S. , Erol O. B. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.82, no.3, pp.81-87, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.01.002
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-87
  • Keywords: Child, Lymphadenopathy, Malignancy, LYMPH-NODES, DIFFERENTIAL-DIAGNOSIS, SONOGRAPHY

Abstract

Aim: Cervical lymphadenopathy (LAP) is a common sign and may raise fears about serious illnesses. The aim of our study was to evaluate the patients with cervical LAPs in a general pediatrics clinic setting, and to evaluate follow-up results for potential causes and risk factors for malignancies.